Whitewater, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 710 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.7%
 
Males: 352  (49.6%)
Females: 358  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67154.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,872 (it was $42,813 in 2000)
Whitewater:

$55,872
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,542 (it was $20,078 in 2000)

Whitewater city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,555 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Whitewater:

$94,555
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $96,547; Detached houses: $97,558; Townhouses or other attached units: $102,803; Mobile homes: $57,449

Median gross rent in 2012: $708.

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  • White alone - 662 (92.2%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 19 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (1.7%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

Races in Whitewater detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Whitewater: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.7%), Irish (10.9%), United States (9.2%), English (5.5%), Swiss (4.8%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1370 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 2,148 people per square mile   (low).

Whitewater,KS real estate house value index trend

Whitewater, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Whitewater:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitewater city:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Whitewater, Kansas as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Whitewater to the number of sex offenders is 713 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,476 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,417 (1.9%)

Whitewater satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (21.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (357.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Elbing, KS (2.5 miles ), Potwin, KS (2.7 miles ), Benton, KS (3.5 miles ), Walton, KS (3.5 miles ), Newton, KS (3.5 miles ), North Newton, KS (3.6 miles ), Kechi, KS (3.7 miles ), Towanda, KS (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $156,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $259,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.96 N, Longitude: 97.15 W

Whitewater household income distribution Whitewater home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-5.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in Whitewater: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Whitewater, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Whitewater-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Whitewater city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 tornado 19.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Whitewater-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 219.9 miles away from Whitewater center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 231.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 397.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from Whitewater center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 222.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Whitewater topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Whitewater:

  • WHEAT STATE MANOR (601 S MAIN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Whitewater:

  • RENAL CARE GROUP - NEWTON (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • NEWTON MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • NEWTON MEDICAL CENTER SNF (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • KANSAS CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • NEWTON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • NEWTON PRESBYTERIAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • ASBURY PARK (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)

Amtrak station near Whitewater:

  • 13 miles: NEWTON (5TH & MAIN STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitewater:

  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 15 miles; Wichita, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • Butler Community College (about 19 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita State University (about 19 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 24 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 24 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 25 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 43 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)

Public high school in Whitewater:

Public elementary/middle school in Whitewater:

See full list of schools located in Whitewater

Library in Whitewater:

  • WHITEWATER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $40,238; Location: 118 EAST TOPEKA; 10,281 books; 583 audio materials; 752 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Whitewater: Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 37 (A), Whitewater River Consolidated Fire District - Whitewater Station (B), Whitewater Memorial Library (C), Whitewater City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Whitewater include: Federated Church (A), Swiss Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 126. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

126
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.248. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.86. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.86
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.38
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Whitewater and their reported violations in the past:

BUTLER CO RWD 7 (Population served: 1,300, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (APR-26-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (APR-26-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (APR-26-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.9%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
66 people in nursing homes in 2000

Whitewater compared to Kansas state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Whitewater (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Whitewater: The Bank Of Whitewater at 126 South Main Street, branch established on 1891/04/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $18.8 mil, Deposits: $17.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Whitewater Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Whitewater travel time to work - commute Whitewater mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Whitewater city (based on Butler County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.82%
Here: 48.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents22.7%15.2%14.5%14.0%8.9%
Congregations3.7%17.3%9.9%12.3%6.2%
NameChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.2%2.8%2.4%2.3%13.9%
Congregations2.5%6.2%3.7%4.9%33.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Butler County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Butler County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Butler County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

28.5%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.3%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,307$39,6840$0
Water Supply 2$8,022$48,1320$0
Totals for Government 3$11,329$45,3160$0

Whitewater government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $18,000 ($25.35)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $90,000 ($126.76)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($90.14)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($83.10)
    Regular Highways: $56,000 ($78.87)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($46.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($33.80)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($25.35)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($19.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($2.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($14.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $4,000 ($5.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $103,000 ($145.07)

Whitewater government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $71,000 ($100.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($39.44)
    All Other: $13,000 ($18.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $15,000 ($21.13)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($11.27)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($8.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $115,000 ($161.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($33.80)
    General Support: $4,000 ($5.63)
  • Tax - Property: $130,000 ($183.10)
    Public Utilities: $28,000 ($39.44)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.41)

Whitewater government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $260,000 ($366.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $225,000 ($316.90)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $35,000 ($49.30)

Whitewater government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $184,000 ($259.15)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($4.23)

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Kansas average:

6.43%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($233 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.06%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sedgwick County, KS  3.60% ($47,043 average AGI)
from Cowley County, KS  0.15% ($41,382)
from Greenwood County, KS  0.14% ($24,290)


7.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sedgwick County, KS  3.64% ($42,933 average AGI)
to Cowley County, KS  0.17% ($32,000)
to Greenwood County, KS  0.11% ($24,120)

Strongest AM radio stations in Whitewater:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJRG (950 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, KS)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAHS (1360 AM; 1 kW; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: REUNION BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KNSS (1240 AM; 1 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whitewater:

  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCFN (91.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFXJ (104.5 FM; AUGUSTA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMUW (89.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KRZZ-FM (96.3 FM; DERBY, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K218DR (91.5 FM; BELLAIRE, KS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Whitewater:

  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • KFVT-LP (Channel 40; WICHITA, KS; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K59DA (Channel 59; WICHITA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K15DD (Channel 15; WICHITA, KS; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Whitewater fatal accident list:

May 1, 2007 07:59 AM, Sr-196, Butler Rd, Lat: 37.95647, Lon: -97.13450, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Hailey J Puzel, .04 Miles South East Of The Intersection Of N A St. And W 2nd St. (Lat: 37.965278 Lon: -97.152056), Type: 94.0, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 9134494774, Pwrablica@kc.Rr.Com, 3864 WEST 75TH STREET
  • Mary J Sanders, .04 Miles South East Of The Intersection Of N A St. And W 2nd St. (Lat: 37.965278 Lon: -97.152056), Type: 94.0, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 9134494774, Pwrablica@kc.Rr.Com, 3864 WEST 75TH STREET
  • F. Howard Mandel, .04 Miles South East Of The Intersection Of N A St. And W 2nd St. (Lat: 37.965278 Lon: -97.152056), Type: 94.0, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 9134494774, Pwrablica@kc.Rr.Com, 3864 WEST 75TH STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 121 S Main (Lat: 37.578806 Lon: -97.089361), Call Sign: WPZP992
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.812 MHz, 469.812 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/2004, Expiration Date: 02/18/2014, Certifier: Lewis R Glass
    Registrant: Comm-Tronix, 1735 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 263-4881

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Whitewater, KS, Lat: 37.969000 Lon: -97.203194, Call Sign: WQEZ582
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/25/2006, Expiration Date: 05/25/2016, Certifier: Richard S Stegelman
    Registrant: Oneok Inc., 100 W. 5th St., Tulsa, OK 74103, Phone: (918) 591-5183, Fax: (918) 732-1440, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K0GSS
    Grant Date: 01/07/1997, Expiration Date: 01/07/2007, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2009
    Registrant: Robert A Henderson, 109 Pine Ct, Whitewater, KS 67154
  • Call Sign: N0SNO, Licensee ID: L00522051
    Grant Date: 03/27/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022
    Registrant: Lonnie L Buller, 7920 Se 60th St, Whitewater, KS 67154-9072
  • Call Sign: N0XGW, Licensee ID: L01008068
    Grant Date: 06/01/1993, Expiration Date: 06/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2005
    Registrant: Mark S Roberts, 603 E 1st, Whitewater, KS 67154
  • Call Sign: KC0GJX, Licensee ID: L00145600
    Grant Date: 08/28/1999, Expiration Date: 08/28/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2011, Certifier: Matthew E Myers
    Registrant: Matthew E Myers, Rt 1 Box 81a, Whitewater, KS 67154
  • Call Sign: KC0OLB, Licensee ID: L00596315
    Grant Date: 09/20/2012, Expiration Date: 11/19/2022, Certifier: Ira L Calhoun
    Registrant: Ira L Calhoun, 1363 N W Butler Rd, Whitewater, KS 67154
  • Call Sign: KD0QNF, Licensee ID: L01684885
    Grant Date: 01/26/2012, Expiration Date: 01/26/2022, Certifier: Gregory A Brazell
    Registrant: Gregory A Brazell, 8816 Se 12th St, Whitewater, KS 67154
  • Call Sign: KD0QNG, Licensee ID: L01684886
    Grant Date: 01/26/2012, Expiration Date: 01/26/2022, Certifier: Joseph G Brazell
    Registrant: Joseph G Brazell, 8816 Se 12th St, Whitewater, KS 67154

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16AB , Serial Number: 32-40245, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Stephen K Thiessen, 10147 Nw Indianola Rd, Whitewater, KS 67154, Other Owners: Kristin K Thiessen
  • Aircraft: SILVAIRE LUSCOMBE 8F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 48RR , Serial Number: 6541, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 04/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Joe Champagne, 212 N Poplar St, Whitewater, KS 67154
  • Aircraft: TOERS JAMES L TURBO GOLDEN (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 556FJ , Serial Number: GB2005, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/2011
    Registrant (Individual): James L Toevs, 14075 Nw 110th St, Whitewater, KS 67154
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5590H , Serial Number: 20-653, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Mark J Zonnefeld, 212 N Poplar St, Whitewater, KS 67154
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 73KL , Serial Number: 28-7125169, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1971
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roger E Kornfeld, 16737 Nw 110th St, Whitewater, KS 67154, Other Owners: Tamara A Kornfeld, Daniel E Kornfeld

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 57
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Most common first names in Whitewater, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1582.0 years
Mary1382.7 years
Marie883.1 years
William884.9 years
Henry783.3 years
Anna790.9 years
Frank581.0 years
George574.2 years
Joseph580.6 years
Albert585.0 years
Most common last names in Whitewater, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Claassen1587.8 years
Wiebe1587.5 years
Klaassen1180.6 years
Harms1083.9 years
Thiessen1079.5 years
Harder990.4 years
Regier878.3 years
Roth887.3 years
Gronau780.3 years
Dyck777.8 years

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Roger E. Kornfeld (2)
  • William J. Carey (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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